New From Browning: Five New Black Label 1911-380s

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At 85% the size of a standard 1911, Browning’s 1911-380 is aimed at that Goldilocks zone: small and light enough to conceal easily, but big and heavy enough for its…

Vanity Project: Custom Horn Grips for My Ruger SP101 – Content Contest

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(This post is an entry in our spring content contest. If you’d like a chance to win a Beretta APX pistol, click here for details.) By BLoving Dedicated People of the Gun rarely…

New From FN: The FN 509 9mm Pistol

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FN claims that they went through a million rounds developing FN’s new duty pistol, the FN 509. It’s an upgraded version of the ultra-reliable FNS, designed around the Army’s Modular Handgun…

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Gun Review: Bersa Thunder 9 Pro XT

The Argentinian gun maker Bersa has a cult following. And for good reason. While I’ve never found them to be particularly good looking guns, I’ve shot a few of their…

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An Accumulator’s Smith Revolver Project Guns – Content Contest

  (This post is an entry in our spring content contest. If you’d like a chance to win a Beretta APX pistol, click here for details.)  By Richard Dahl I’m an old guy…

Gun Review: Cimarron Firearms Model P Pre-War Single Action Revolver – Content Contest

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(This post is an entry in our spring content contest. If you’d like a chance to win a Beretta APX pistol, click here for details.)  By Gene H. I’ve been married over thirty…

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A “Cheerful Weapon”: The Allen Pepperbox – Content Contest

(This post is an entry in our spring content contest. If you’d like a chance to win a Beretta APX pistol, click here for details.)  By Dallen Rose A few weeks ago, while…

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How to Buy an Ex-Police Handgun

Sam Hoober writes [via Ammoland.com]: A police trade-in gun can be a way to get your hands on a serious handgun for not a whole lot in terms of cash expenditure –…

John Farnham: ‘Bullet Jump’ Makes 9mm Snubbies a No-No

Gun guru John Farnam writes [via ammoland.com] Last weekend, during a Defensive Handgun Course, a student brought a Ruger five-shot revolver, chambered in 9mm. During an exercise, shooting factory 115gr…

Forget to Call the Cops During a Home Invasion? Here’s What Can Happen

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“The deadly confrontation happened just before 8 a.m. Saturday when the owner arrived to do some work for his business,” Seattle’s komonews.com reports. “He noticed a window screen out in the…

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Top 3 Mods For Your Semi-Automatic Self-Defense Handgun

Let me guess: you own a GLOCK-brand GLOCK. Or maybe you bought a similar semi, like a Springfield XD, Smith & Wesson M&P, FN FNS-9, H&K VP9, Walther PPQ M2, Taurus…

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Otto Carter’s Sacromonte Pistol Pics And a Sneak Peak of His Next Gun (After the Jump)

I first encountered Otto Carter’s work at Sportsman’s Finest; a Bond Arms derringer with an Aztec motif. I could hear Bones’ voice, clear as a bell: it’s gun engraving Jim, but not…